An Orleans Parish Sheriff's deputy and another driver are recovering from non-life threatening injuries after a Wednesday morning wreck on Earhart Blvd. and Pine St.
Around 11:20 a.m. 34-year-old Jude Harris was heading west on Earhart in his official vehicle when he hit a Mercedes SUV going north on Pine. The driver of the SUV was a 65-year-old unidentified female.
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports firefighters had to pry open the crushed driver's side door of the deputy's vehicle.
Both were transported to the interim LSU hospital for treatment.
(Information from the Associated Press contributed to this report)